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Dorsey Griffin, American author. Decorated Bronze Star. Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945.

Background

Griffin, Dorsey was born on March 9, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Edwin Ray and Matilda Emma (Coleman) Griffin.

Education

Student, Seattle University, 1949.

Career

With, United States Postal Svc., Seattletooling inspector, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1949-1962;building maintenance engineer, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1962-1982.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: SILKIE! Seal-Folk Tales, Songs and Ballads, 1985, Who Really Killed Chief Paulina? An Oregon Documentary, 1990, Starting at the Narrows: A History of Southern Harney County, Oregon, 1990, Compendium of Oregon History, 1997.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing Oregon hisstory and North Sea Islands folklore, printing, book making.

Connections

Married Doris Mac Dougall. Children: Dennis, Margaret, Brendan, Bernard, Marcia, Mary, Therresa, Brongaene, Galen.

father:
Edwin Ray Griffin

mother:
Matilda Emma (Coleman) Griffin

spouse:
Doris Mac Dougall

children:
Dennis Griffin

Margaret Griffin

Brendan Griffin

Bernard Griffin

Marcia Griffin

Mary Griffin

Therresa Griffin

Brongaene Griffin

Galen Griffin